10 Mar '12, 5am

Nearly 3,000 Cattle Die On A Stranded Ship | Care2 Causes

Nearly 3,000 Cattle Die On A Stranded Ship | Care2 Causes

One of the worst live export tragedies is finally over leaving 2,750 cattle dead out of 5,600 on board a Brazilian ship headed to Egypt. The remaining animals are on land, after being stranded in the Red Sea for a week. Animal welfare group, Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) said the Gracia Del Mar was carrying 5,600 animals from Brazil to Egypt to be slaughtered for food. The ship first got into trouble after running into bad weather. Later the converted livestock ship had problems with its ventilation and food systems. The combination of these complications caused half the cattle on board to suffer and die. Animals Australia called the incident , “one of the worst shipboard disasters the live export industry has seen in many years.” The animal rights group pleaded with the Australian government to send resources to help the surviving cattle. When the Gracia Del Mar arri...

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Woman Crossed Castle Moat to Rescue Stranded Old Dog | Care2 Causes

Woman Crossed Castle Moat to Rescue Stranded Ol...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7am

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Quick 18 with Lizette Salas: 1. If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with yo...

Quick 18 with Lizette Salas: 1. If you were str...

lpga.com 12 Mar '12, 6pm

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Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends | Care2 Causes

Elderly Gorilla and Rabbit Become Friends | Car...

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 11pm

They’re an odd couple, but Samantha the gorilla and Panda the rabbit are making the relationship work. The two were introd...

Beach goers save 30 dolphins stranded onshore in Brazil

Beach goers save 30 dolphins stranded onshore i...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 10 Mar '12, 7am

came across this video online. It shows a group of dolphins suddenly being stranded onshore. But a group of people at the ...

Care2 Success! Austin Bans Plastic Grocery Bags | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! Austin Bans Plastic Grocery Bags...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 10am

During the past several months, over 3,000 Care2 activists have signed our petition asking the city of Austin to ban singl...